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World heritage in South Africa

14 Nov





South Africa has eight World Heritage Sites, places identified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) to be of “outstanding value to humanity”. Four of South Africa’s World Heritage Sites are classified as cultural, three as natural and one as a mixed cultural and natural site. They include Table Mountain National Park, with more plant species in its 22 000 hectares than the British Isles, and the Drakensberg, which has both the highest mountain range in Africa south of Kilimanjaro and the continent’s richest concentration of rock art.





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Credits: SouthAfrica.info and MediaClubSouthAfrica.com

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